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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-2311

Launch Services in Apple Mac OS X before 10.5, when Open Safe Files is enabled, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a symlink attack, probably related to a race condition and automatic execution of a downloaded file.
Publish Date : 2008-07-01 Last Update Date : 2008-09-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.6
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID 59

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-2311

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.4.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.4.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.4.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.4.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.4.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.4.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.4.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.4.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.4.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.4.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.4.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.4.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.4.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.4.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apple Mac Os X 15
Apple Mac Os X Server 15

- References For CVE-2008-2311

http://secunia.com/advisories/30802
SECUNIA 30802
http://securitytracker.com/id?1020393
SECTRACK 1020393
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/1981/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-1981
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30018
BID 30018 Apple Mac OS X 2008-004 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-07-02
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/43495
XF macos-launchservices-code-execution(43495)
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT2163 CONFIRM
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008//Jun/msg00002.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-06-30

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-2311

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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